Coastal Waters Forecast
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987
FZHW51 PHFO 031927
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GENERALIZED STATEWIDE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR HAWAII
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
927 AM HST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS...
A SURFACE TROUGH WILL MOVE OVER THE ISLANDS THIS WEEKEND...CAUSING
WINDS TO WEAKEN AND BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE. THE TROUGH WILL
STALL NEAR THE BIG ISLAND BY MONDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL
CREATE ENHANCED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
AREA SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

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HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING THE CHANNELS-

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON FOR KAUAI
NORTHWEST WATERS...KAUAI WINDWARD WATERS...KAUAI CHANNEL...OAHU
WINDWARD WATERS...KAIWI CHANNEL...MAUI COUNTY WINDWARD
WATERS...ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL AND WATERS AROUND THE BIG ISLAND...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 6 FT AND EAST 7 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AROUND KAUAI...SOUTH
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. MIXED SWELL
NORTHWEST 6 FT AND EAST 6 TO 7 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. MIXED
SWELL NORTHWEST 7 FT AND EAST 6 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NORTHWEST 6 FT AND EAST 5 TO 6 FT. HAZE. NUMEROUS
HEAVY SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NORTH 6 FT AND EAST 5 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT NEAR THE BIG
ISLAND...NORTHEAST 10 KT ELSEWHERE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NORTH 5 FT AND EAST 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NORTHWEST 4 TO 5 FT AND EAST 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NORTHWEST 5 FT AND EAST 3 FT. HAZE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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